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Vintage: Is It Worth It? Roland TR-808 Analog Drum Machine vs CR8000 vs TR606 vs Behringer RD8

Zach Marr is back with one of our favorite questions: Is It Worth It? This time he's talking about the Roland TR-808, one of the most prolific and legendary drum machines of the last 40 years. From Marvin Gaye to Kanye West, these sounds have made a name in hip-hop, R&B, techno, and more-- but at a current market price of anywhere from $5000 to $8000, is it worth it to get an original TR-808? Or does a budget option (or digital recreation) make more sense for the modern musician? Watch the video, hear the sounds (with some budget alternatives) and tell us what you think!

Sounds start at 12:06

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